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Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas

Iran ready to help Europe with natural gas

TEHRAN, April 15 (UPI) -- The European community could look to Iran as a reliable partner as it struggles to add layer of security to its energy sector, Iran's trade minister said.
Daniel J. Graeber
U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

U.S. Congress passes bill banning Iranian diplomat from U.S.

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Congress passed a bill banning an Iranian envoy to the UN from entering the United States.
Aileen Graef
Missing Malaysian jetliner turned back, was far off course, CNN source

Missing Malaysian jetliner turned back, was far off course, CNN source

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 11 (UPI) -- A Malaysian Air Force official said Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 had turned back and was hundreds of miles off course when it vanished, CNN said Tuesday.
Iranian training exercise reportedly aimed at Jerusalem

Iranian training exercise reportedly aimed at Jerusalem

TEHRAN, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Iran's Basji militia is carrying out a training exercise aimed at preparing for a march on Jerusalem, the Israeli news organization Arutz Sheva reported Friday.

Israeli arms dealers held over seized F-4 parts for Iran

TEL AVIV, Israel, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Israeli arms dealers Eli Cohen and Avichai Weinstein reportedly have been arrested on suspicion of trying to smuggle F-4 fighter components to Iran amid a shake-up in the Defense Ministry over concerns that supervision of arms exports is too lax.

Unlike Netanyahu, Israeli generals go along with Iran deal

TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Despite Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's strident denunciations of the move toward a U.S.-Iranian rapprochement and efforts by the powerful pro-Israel lobby in Washington to undo the interim agreement reached in Geneva Sunday, influential former military and intelligence chiefs think otherwise.
WH: Additional Iran sanctions 'complicates' latest diplomatic effort

WH: Additional Iran sanctions 'complicates' latest diplomatic effort

TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Imposing more sanctions against Iran before giving diplomacy a chance would "undermine our credibility" on the sanctions' goals, the White House said Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.
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For Pakistan, more twists and turns in long-running Iran gas saga

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- A $7.5 billion natural gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan would help the Islamabad government overcome crippling energy shortages. But the much-delayed project is under fire, even from Pakistanis, and it's taking some interesting twists and turns.
Iranian horror movie turns reality

Iranian horror movie turns reality

HERNDON, Va., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- The author says he finds it far from amusing to see a U.S. president naively falling victim to such monstrous hostile intent as threatened by Iran
JAMES ZUMWALT, UPI Outside View Commentator

Possibility of Obama-Rouhani meeting evaporates

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and U.S. President Obama will not meet Tuesday on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, U.S. officials said.

Obama promises help to Kenya, Nigeria, may meet Rouhani

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama, in New York for talks at the United Nations, promised help to Kenya and Nigeria, two nations struck by terror in the last few days.

White House open to Obama-Rouhani exchange

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The White House is open to a direct exchange between President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations, senior U.S. officials said.

White House says no plans for Obama-Rouhani meeting at U.N. gathering

TEHRAN, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- President Obama doesn't intend to meet with Iran's new president at the U.N. General Assembly, the White House said Monday.
Iran's former FM to lead nuclear organization

Iran's former FM to lead nuclear organization

TEHRAN, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The Iranian government said Friday former Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi was appointed by the president to lead the country's nuclear organization.

If you're looking for a cut-rate F-16 or a Merkava tank...

TEL AVIV, Israel, July 15 (UPI) -- Israel's military is planning to hold a bargain basement sale of aircraft, tanks and navy missile ships that are being made redundant under a revolutionary, multi-year program to restructure the Jewish state's armed forces to meet new challenges.

Egyptian Princess Fawzia, first wife of Iran's shah, dies at 92

CAIRO, July 3 (UPI) -- Egyptian Princess Fawzia Fuad, the first wife of the late shah of Iran, has died, her family announced on social media. She was 92.
Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

Polls open as six vie to become Iran's next president

TEHRAN, June 14 (UPI) -- As millions of Iranians cast ballots in the country's presidential election, one candidate has been reaching out to reformists in recent days.
Iran: Khamenei the real winner in presidential election

Iran: Khamenei the real winner in presidential election

TEHRAN, June 13 (UPI) -- With the Revolutionary Guards poised to crash down on any political protests, Iran goes to the polls Friday in a presidential election in which the real winner will be the Islamic Republic's dour supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Reformist withdraws from Iran's presidential race

TEHRAN, June 11 (UPI) -- Former Iranian vice president Mohammad Reza Aref said Tuesday he had dropped out of the country's presidential race, only three days before the election.

Iranian presidential debate focuses on culture

TEHRAN, June 5 (UPI) -- Iranians can counter Western influences and strengthen their own nation through a better understanding of Iranian culture, a presidential candidate said.

Iran has funds to develop South Pars

TEHRAN, May 21 (UPI) -- Iran will invest $16 billion in development of the offshore South Pars gas complex over the next 10 months, a natural gas company director said.

Iran starts get-out-the-vote drive

TEHRAN, April 22 (UPI) -- Iranian voters have an opportunity to make a statement to the country's enemies by turning out for June elections, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said.
Iranian presidential field growing

Iranian presidential field growing

TEHRAN, March 25 (UPI) -- Deputy speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabi-Fard announced he's running for president in June's elections.
Iran encouraging high voter turnout

Iran encouraging high voter turnout

TEHRAN, March 21 (UPI) -- Iranians need to honor the call from the Iranian supreme leader and turn out for June presidential elections, the cultural and guidance minister said.
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